St. Elizabeth’s vibrant humanities program opens hearts and promotes enthusiasm, self-esteem, skill acquisition, and enhancement of the academic curriculum. It provides our students and opportunity to highlight their talents in music, art, spanish, computer science, and physical education.
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St. Elizabeth’s comprehensive instructional program in music effectively integrates technology with the learning of music. Using the SMART Board in class, grades 1-5 enjoy working with an entertaining software program on musical elements. Pre-K through fifth grade entertain parents at an annual Christmas program while eighth graders display their mastery of the handbells. Many students take advantage of the after school beginner and intermediate guitar program.
St. Elizabeth School’s art program offers students the opportunity to understand, interpret and appreciate the visual arts and to explore their creative potential through hands-on art projects. The art program’s emphasis is on exploration and manipulation of art materials along with an exposure to a new visual language, perceptions, materials, and the world of art and artists.
The St. Elizabeth School Library Media Center is central to the school’s total educational mission. As such, it is considered as part of the whole teaching program, fully integrated into the curriculum. To serve the educational goals and objectives by providing access to information and ideas for school students is the library/media center mission.
“Welcome to Spanish class! For our new families, my name is Rosa Barrientos, and this is my 17th year teaching Spanish at St. Elizabeth. I am excited to see our returning students and very happy for the opportunity to get to know our new students and their families. I am looking forward to a blissful and dynamic school year. My objective this year is to provide all of my students with an academically stimulating, yet enjoyable experience.”
The goal of the physical education program is to help students develop a positive attitude toward physical activity and healthy habits. Students are expected to participate to the best of their ability in a wide variety activities, which will give them the confidence to pursue other competitive sports and activities.
Computer Classes for Grades PK-8 will follow all the guidelines, rewards and consequences in the student handbook and the Diocesan Technology Curriculum. The curriculum includes computer terminology, keyboard skills, word processing, Internet usage, ethical issues, the history and development of computers and coding.